A woman was killed Thursday when the van she was driving slammed into a tree off Second Street .
A pet dog in the vehicle also was killed.
Police said the woman was westbound traveling at a high rate of speed when she lost control of the vehicle near Fulton Street. Her identity is being withheld until family is notified, police said.
The Ohio State Patrol, the Port Clinton police and fire departments and the Ottawa County sheriff's office responded to the scene.